from “Stay Songs for Stanley Whitney” [1]

Saturation—the world is
its own music in awe and

space and not flat these
dynamics of rising

horizon remember the narrow
loom’s scale, perspectival

innuendo’s subtle registration
of touch, we listen, eye

in the hand, mind
in the eye of the hand

From Fate News (Omnidawn, 2018). Copyright © 2018 by Norma Cole. Used with the permission of Omnidawn Publishing.